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    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Celestica Inc.

    The net inflows of $2.14 billion over the last one-month into ETFs that hold CLS are among the highest of the last year, but the rate of growth is slowing. PMI by IHS Markit | Negative According to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Technology sector is rising. The rate of growth is weak relative to the trend shown over the past year, however, and is easing.

  • Is HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) A Smart Pick For Income Investors?
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    Is HCA Healthcare, Inc. (NYSE:HCA) A Smart Pick For Income Investors?

    Let's take a look at HCA Healthcare in more detail. checks you should use to assess a dividend stock Whenever I am looking at a potential dividend stock investment, I always check these five metrics: Is it paying an annual yield above 75% of dividend payers? Has its dividend been stable over the past (i.e. no missed payments or significant payout cuts)?

  • Central Valley Community Bancorp (CVCY) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?
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    Central Valley Community Bancorp (CVCY) Earnings Expected to Grow: Should You Buy?

    While this widely-known consensus outlook is important in gauging the company's earnings picture, a powerful factor that could impact its near-term stock price is how the actual results compare to these estimates. The earnings report, which is expected to be released on January 23, 2019, might help the stock move higher if these key numbers are better than expectations. While the sustainability of the immediate price change and future earnings expectations will mostly depend on management's discussion of business conditions on the earnings call, it's worth handicapping the probability of a positive EPS surprise.

  • Is IWG PLC (LON:IWG) A High Quality Stock To Own?
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    Is IWG PLC (LON:IWG) A High Quality Stock To Own?

    While some investors are already well versed in financial metrics (hat tip), this article is for those who would like to learn about Return On Equity (ROE) and why it is important. Over the last twelve months IWG has recorded a ROE of 13%. One way to conceptualize this, is that for each £1 of shareholders' equity it has, the company made £0.13 in profit.

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    Aurora to raise $250 million in convertible debt, stock falls in late trading

    Aurora Cannabis Inc. (acb)(ca:acb) said late Wednesday that it planned to raise $250 million via convertible debt. Aurora stock fell more than 6% in after-hours trading. The company said it plans to use the cash for Canadian and international expansion, as well as for acquisitions and "working capital requirements" as the businesses grows.

  • How Do DISH Network Corporation's (NASDAQ:DISH) Returns On Capital Compare To Peers?
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    How Do DISH Network Corporation's (NASDAQ:DISH) Returns On Capital Compare To Peers?

    Today we'll look at DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH) and reflect on its potential as an investment. In particular, we'll consider its Return On Capital Employed (ROCE), as that can give us insight into how profitably the company is able to employ capital in its business. Firstly, we'll go over how we calculate ROCE.

  • Sears chairman prevails in bankruptcy auction for retailer with $5.2 billion bid - sources
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    Sears chairman prevails in bankruptcy auction for retailer with $5.2 billion bid - sources

    Sears Holdings Corp (SHLDQ.PK) Chairman Eddie Lampert prevailed in a bankruptcy auction for the U.S. department store chain with an improved takeover bid of roughly $5.2 billion (£4.04 billion), allowing the 126-year-old retailer to keep its doors open, people familiar with the matter said Wednesday. Lampert's bid, boosted from an earlier $5 billion offer, prevailed after weeks of back-and-forth deliberations that culminated in a days-long bankruptcy auction held behind closed doors. The billionaire's proposal, made through his hedge fund ESL Investments Inc, will save up to 45,000 jobs and keep 425 stores open across the United States.

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    See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Anworth Mortgage Asset Corp.

    The net inflows of $1.42 billion over the last one-month into ETFs that hold ANH are not among the highest of the last year and have been slowing. PMI by IHS Markit | Neutral According to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Financials sector is rising. The rate of growth is weak relative to the trend shown over the past year, however.

  • Republic Services (RSG) is a Great Momentum Stock: Should You Buy?
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    Republic Services (RSG) is a Great Momentum Stock: Should You Buy?

    Momentum investing is all about the idea of following a stock's recent trend, which can be in either direction. While many investors like to look for momentum in stocks, this can be very tough to define. Below, we take a look at Republic Services (RSG), a company that currently holds a Momentum Style Score of A. We also talk about price change and earnings estimate revisions, two of the main aspects of the Momentum Style Score.

  • Bank of America reports tripled Q4 profit
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    Bank of America reports tripled Q4 profit

    Bank of American and Goldman Sachs reporting positive Q4 earnings despite recent economic volatility. Yahoo Finance's Melody Hahm and Brian Sozzi discuss.

  • Verizon Communications (VZ) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know
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    Verizon Communications (VZ) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

    Verizon Communications (VZ) closed the most recent trading day at $57.08, moving -1.76% from the previous trading session. This move lagged the S&P 500's daily gain of 0.22%. Heading into today, shares of the largest U.S. cellphone carrier had gained 4.4% over the past month, outpacing the Computer and Technology sector's loss of 0.37% and the S&P 500's gain of 0.49% in that time.

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    Cramer Remix: You'll want to own this stock when the company gets its groove back

    The "Mad Money" host also talks Fortnite with the CEO of a company helping the game run smoothly. In the lightning round, Cramer shares his favorite stocks in the discount retail space. The "great puzzle" of the struggling UPS UPS will likely resolve itself once the company issues its next earnings report at the end of January, CNBC's Jim Cramer told a caller on Wednesday.

  • What Does Webster Financial Corporation's (NYSE:WBS) P/E Ratio Tell You?
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    What Does Webster Financial Corporation's (NYSE:WBS) P/E Ratio Tell You?

    This article is written for those who want to get better at using price to earnings ratios (P/E ratios). Webster Financial has a price to earnings ratio of 14.6, based on the last twelve months. Take the survey and be part of one of the most advanced studies of stock market investors to date.

  • Why First Republic Bank Stock Soared on Tuesday
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    Motley Fool

    Why First Republic Bank Stock Soared on Tuesday

    Shares of First Republic Bank (NYSE: FRC) are soaring, rising by more than 12% as of 3:45 p.m. EST after the bank pleased Wall Street with a better-than-expected earnings report. The company reported that its pre-tax earnings increased 21.4% in the fourth quarter compared to the same period a year ago, driven by robust deposit and loan growth. First Republic carved out a niche as the relationship banker for wealthy households in major U.S. metropolitan areas spanning from Silicon Valley to New York City.

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    Cramer's lightning round: Twitter is one of the few socia...

    Jim Cramer races through his responses to callers' stock questions, including one on social media platform Twitter.

  • Netflix reports earnings - What to know in the markets Thursday
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    Netflix reports earnings - What to know in the markets Thursday

    The first 'FANG' stock is set to report Q4 earnings after the bell on Thursday. Media giant Netflix (NFLX) will be releasing financial results on the back of a big announcement on Tuesday that the company is raising prices for its approximately 58 million U.S. customers. Netflix has been burning through cash and is sitting on a mound of debt.

  • Triumph Bancorp (TBK) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth
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    Triumph Bancorp (TBK) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

    The market expects Triumph Bancorp (TBK) to deliver a year-over-year increase in earnings on higher revenues when it reports results for the quarter ended December 2018. This widely-known consensus outlook is important in assessing the company's earnings picture, but a powerful factor that might influence its near-term stock price is how the actual results compare to these estimates. The stock might move higher if these key numbers top expectations in the upcoming earnings report, which is expected to be released on January 22.

  • Why Amazon (AMZN) is Poised to Beat Earnings Estimates Again
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    Why Amazon (AMZN) is Poised to Beat Earnings Estimates Again

    Looking for a stock that has been consistently beating earnings estimates and might be well positioned to keep the streak alive in its next quarterly report? Amazon (AMZN), which belongs to the Zacks Internet - Commerce industry, could be a great candidate to consider. When looking at the last two reports, this online retailer has recorded a strong streak of surpassing earnings estimates.

  • Kinder Morgan (KMI) Meets Q4 Earnings Estimates
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    Kinder Morgan (KMI) Meets Q4 Earnings Estimates

    Kinder Morgan (KMI) came out with quarterly earnings of $0.25 per share, in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. Kinder Morgan, which belongs to the Zacks Oil and Gas - Production and Pipelines industry, posted revenues of $3.78 billion for the quarter ended December 2018, missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 3.37%. Kinder Morgan shares have added about 12.6% since the beginning of the year versus the S&P 500's gain of 4.1%.

  • Why Fundamental Investors Might Love Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB)
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    Why Fundamental Investors Might Love Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB)

    Pebblebrook Hotel Trust (NYSE:PEB) is a stock with outstanding fundamental characteristics. In the case of PEB, it is a dependable dividend payer with an optimistic growth outlook, not yet priced into the stock. For those interested in understanding where the figures come from and want to see the analysis, read the full report on Pebblebrook Hotel Trust here.

  • Energy Transfer LP (ET) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know
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    Energy Transfer LP (ET) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

    This change lagged the S&P 500's daily gain of 0.22%. Heading into today, shares of the energy-related services provider had gained 14.91% over the past month, outpacing the Oils-Energy sector's gain of 2.53% and the S&P 500's gain of 0.49% in that time. As such, positive estimate revisions reflect analyst optimism about the company's business and profitability.

  • AT&T (T) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know
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    AT&T (T) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

    This change lagged the S&P 500's daily gain of 0.22%. Heading into today, shares of the telecommunications company had gained 2.86% over the past month, outpacing the Computer and Technology sector's loss of 0.37% and the S&P 500's gain of 0.49% in that time. As such, positive estimate revisions reflect analyst optimism about the company's business and profitability.

  • Orrstown Financial Services (ORRF) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth
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    Orrstown Financial Services (ORRF) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

    Orrstown Financial Services (ORRF) is expected to deliver a year-over-year increase in earnings on higher revenues when it reports results for the quarter ended December 2018. The stock might move higher if these key numbers top expectations in the upcoming earnings report, which is expected to be released on January 23. While management's discussion of business conditions on the earnings call will mostly determine the sustainability of the immediate price change and future earnings expectations, it's worth having a handicapping insight into the odds of a positive EPS surprise.

  • Broadcom Inc. (AVGO) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know
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    Broadcom Inc. (AVGO) Stock Sinks As Market Gains: What You Should Know

    For the full year, our Zacks Consensus Estimates are projecting earnings of $22.84 per share and revenue of $24.49 billion, which would represent changes of +9.7% and +17.47%, respectively, from the prior year. Investors should also note any recent changes to analyst estimates for AVGO. These recent revisions tend to reflect the evolving nature of short-term business trends.

  • Banner (BANR) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth
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    Banner (BANR) Reports Next Week: Wall Street Expects Earnings Growth

    Banner (BANR) is expected to deliver a year-over-year increase in earnings on higher revenues when it reports results for the quarter ended December 2018. This widely-known consensus outlook gives a good sense of the company's earnings picture, but how the actual results compare to these estimates is a powerful factor that could impact its near-term stock price. The stock might move higher if these key numbers top expectations in the upcoming earnings report, which is expected to be released on January 23.